#Paralympics: Algeria Day 10

Day ten of the Paralympics was to be Algeria’s last day in Rio before the closing ceremony. There where only three athletes who competed, each in their respective athletics events, and they all came very close to grabbing a medal each.  Athletics: Mohamed Berrahal already won a silver at these Paralympics and looked to earn…

#Paralympics: Algeria Day 9

It was another successful day at the Paralympics for Algeria, as a total of three medals were won, of which two were gold. Athletics: 1500 meters world champion, Samir Nouioua added another gold medal for Algeria, as he came first in the  1500m – T45/46 final. This is the 31 year old’s third gold after…

#Paralympics: Algeria Day 8

Day eight of the Paralympics in Rio saw Algeria only compete in the Athletics events. However we saw brilliant performances from our athletes, as Nassima Saifi and Mohamed Fouad Hamoumou added two more medals for the north Africans. Athletics: A total of 14 athletes competed in the women’s discus throw – F56/57 final, in which…

#Paralympics: Algeria Day 2

Day two of the Paralympics did not turn out to be as successful as the opening day. However, Mounia Gasmi added to Algeria’s medal tally, after winning a silver medal in the Women’s club throw – F32 finals. Algeria ended day two ranked 35, with a total of five medals.  Athletics:  Mounia Gasmi came very…

#Paralympics: Algeria Day 1

It was a very successful opening day for Algeria in Rio’s Paralympics. A total of four medals were won, which consisted of two silver’s and two bronze’s. Three of the medals were won in the Athletics, shot put, competitions by Lahouari Bahlaz, Nassima Saifi and Nadia Medjmedj. Cherine Abdellaoui won a bronze medal in judo.   Athletics: Karim…